(5/20/1834 – 10/16/1889) The subject of this sketch was born May 20, 1834 was married to Miss Eliza Ann McCorral Oct. 2, 1861; to this union were born six children, three girls and three boys; one boy Alex Boswell and two girls Mrs. Cora Vernom of Arizona and Mrs. James Dawson of this county survive him. His wife having died Oct. 16, 1889, Bro. Boswell was born and reared in Tipton County, Tenn., and lived in the same county until the day of his death. Being 85 years 5 months and 5 days old at the time of death which took place December 27 at 12:10 P.M. from the complications of old age. He professed religion and joined the Missionary Baptist Church at Smyrna at about the age of 35 years. Held his membership for 50 years at the same place. He was a good citizen and had many friends who with children and grand-children mourn their loss. The writer conducted the funeral at old Indian Creek church at 1 o’clock P.M. Dec. 28th, 1919 and his body was buried in the cemetery there. Peace be to his ashes. Written by G. W. Tracy. (Newspaper Unknown – Submitted by Susan Krall and Leslie Roane)

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